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Jadotville

Son of Jadotville veteran claims medal ‘too late’ for Irish heroes

The son of an Irish Army veteran who was involved in the Siege of Jadotville over fifty years claims the official recognition for the...
funding

€800k confirmed for Clár projects in Shannonside region

Just over €800,000 has been announced in CLÁR Funding for the Shannonside counties of Roscommon, Leitrim and Longford.Leitrim is the biggest beneficiary this time...
EROC

Maura Hopkins expresses concern over funding to support Syrian asylum seekers

Roscommon Senator Maura Hopkins says she has ongoing concerns about the level of funding being given to support Syrian refugees in Ballaghaderreen.The Fine Gael...

Planning permission sought for €5m Monksland housing development

Planning permission is sought for a €5-million housing development in Monksland in south Roscommon.A company called Bobmar is asking Roscommon County Council for the...
Wind

Minimum setback distance of 500m proposed for all windfarms

New energy guidelines for the development of wind farms will put a greater emphasis on reducing the noise produced and its potential effect on...
Key West Hotel

Rooskey residents hopeful Shannon Key West Hotel will re-open

A spokesperson for the Rooskey residents association believes everyone in the area will be supportive of an application for a liquor license at the...

Jadotville veterans to receive special medals

A decision has been announced today to award a special medal to Jadotville veterans.The men of “A” Company, 35th battalion, endured a six day...
Bank of Ireland

BOI staff decison will harm rural economy – Irish Rural Link

It's being claimed that the future economic life of rural Ireland will be under threat following Bank of Ireland's decision to removal counter staff...
Branches

Bank of Ireland confirm significant staffing changes at Roscommon branches

Elphin councillor Valerie Byrne says she isn't happy with plans by Bank of Ireland to change operations at the local branch.The Bank has confirmed...

Keadue Social Services can return to three days

Keadue Social Services hopes to be able to be open on a three day week basis again following news of funding for a bus...
Horse-Racing

Serpentine Shocks For O’Brien’s Eighth Derby Win

Trainer Aidan O' Brien has made history by saddling his eighth winner of the Derby at Epsom.In the big shock of the afternoon it...
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Athlone Town’s Women’s National League Campaign To Begin In August

Athlone Town are set to get their debut season in the Women’s National league underway from August eighth.The 10th season of the Women's National...
Connacht-Rugby

Connacht Sign Alex Wootton On Loan

Connacht rugby have confirmed the loan signing of Alex Wootton from Munster until the end of the 2020-21 season.The 25-year old can play anywhere...

Finola Deane (née Flynn)

FINOLA DEANE (née Flynn) Boyle Road, Frenchpark and formerly of Main Street, Elphin, Co. Roscommon – (Peacefully) Pre-deceased by her husband Austin, daughter Derry, grandson...

Thomas (Tom) Browne

Thomas (Tom) Browne Hodson Bay, Athlone, Co. Roscommon Thursday, 2nd July. Peacefully after a short illness in the presence of his loving family with excellent care from...

Joseph (Joe) Clarke

Joseph (Joe) Clarke. 17 Crozen Downes, Sligo, formerly Carrowlustia, Calry, Co, Sligo and late of Fortland, Carrick on Shannon, Co Roscommon. Peacefully at St...

28th June: Sing Along

Sing Along with Junior Walker every Sunday just after 1pm.  Requests and dedications are always welcome.Section 1 - Section 2 -

3rd July: Enjoying a return to GAA action. Click for more

With sporting clubs now back up and running, people across the Shannonside region are enjoying a return to GAA action with training underway and...

Podcast: Dr Harry Barry chats about Dr Tony Holohan

Dr Harry Barry chats to the Joe Finnegan Show about Dr Tony Holohan's announcement about stepping back from his role at the moment and...